Star Wars fans have mixed opinions on whether the prequels were filling in important context for the holy trilogy or a “cash grab,” but a few early 2000s memes have us silently realizing the truth. Padmé and Anakin Skywalker-themed memes have gone viral, giving insight into their dialogue from controversial scenes.
Don’t get us wrong, the latest viral sensation comes from Episode II of Star Wars in a scene between young Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) and Padmé Amidala (Natalie Portman). It all started with a post from the Instagram account @_starwarsmemes66_ on May 4 (aka Star Wars Day).
We’re looking back and trying to find meaning in memes we know we’re only looking at them superficially. They feel even more applicable in our world in 2021, with an even greater global suffering and death and like today’s people seem not that far from true evil through memes and other forms.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is out, and we can’t resist making Anakin-Padmé memes. There’s an excellent four-panel meme series that shows one trying to make a bad realization before it happens, but we all know the most popular version that most recently dropped over the past few weeks. Understanding that everyone can relate to that eagerness of asking for details and then silently realizing the truth is always relatable, it doesn’t matter if you